- Out of the 11 games Sunrisers Hyderabad has played this season, the team has only won four.
- Wriddhiman Saha and Shubman Gill, the opening duo for the Gujarat Titans, have scored 750 runs between them.
- With 32 wickets between them, Rashid Khan and Mohammad Shami of the Titans are in excellent form.
Gujarat Titans (GT), the defending IPL 2023 champions, are preparing for their 13th match after the defeat to MI. On Monday, May 15, Hardik Pandya and company will face off against Aiden Markram’s Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at Ahmedabad’s famous Narendra Modi Stadium.
The two teams have faced off against one another twice, with each team taking one victory. The defending champions will be eager to secure their place in Qualifier 1, while Hyderabad would be eliminated from the playoff race if they lose.
GT Vs SRH Head To Head:
In IPL so far, GT and SRH have faced each other twice, both in IPL 2022, resulting in one win each. Therefore, their head-to-head record stands at 1-1. As they meet at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, it will be their first encounter at this venue. GT has played seven matches here, winning four and losing three. In contrast, SRH has played one game at this stadium and emerged victorious.
Expected Top Performers For GT And SRH:
Probable Best Batsman
Having a sensational season with the bat, Shubman Gill, the talented opener from Gujarat, is making a significant impact in IPL 2023. His stellar performances have put him in contention for the prestigious Orange Cap, awarded to the tournament’s leading run-scorer. With an impressive tally of 475 runs in just 12 appearances, Gill boasts a formidable average of 43.18. As he gears up for the upcoming match against Hyderabad, he will be determined to unleash his attacking prowess and deliver a substantial innings.
Probable Best Bowler:
Widely regarded as one of the most menacing bowlers in the league, Titans’ Rashid Khan poses a formidable threat to opposing teams. The Afghan sensation possesses the unique ability to weave a web of spin around his adversaries, consistently outfoxing them with his exceptional bowling skills. In the forthcoming clash, Khan will play a crucial role in denting Sunrisers Hyderabad’s batting lineup. With his impressive spells and knack for taking wickets, he aims to create significant disruptions and put his team in a favorable position.
Additional Stats Of GT And SRH:
GT highest score against SRH: 162
SRH highest score against GT: 168
Most runs for GT: 68 (Wriddhiman Saha)
Most runs for SRH: 107 (Abhishek Sharma)
Most wickets for GT: 3 (Mohammed Shami)
Most wickets for SRH: 6 (Umran Malik)
Most catches for GT: 1 (Sai Sudharsan, Shubman Gill, David Miller & Rahul Tewatia)
Most catches for SRH: 2 (Rahul Tripathi)
Lowest total defended by GT against SRH: 195
Lowest total defended by SRH against GT: 162
Sunrisers Hyderabad has faced challenges due to their bowling attack lacking strength, which has affected their overall performance. Additionally, the inconsistency in their top order has further hampered their success. In order to secure a victory in this game, they will need to showcase exceptional skills and give their best effort.
On the other hand, Gujarat Titans, who have already secured their place in the next round, will aim to maintain their momentum. With a strong performance from their top three players, they have an advantage, especially on a flat surface.